Mark Steines

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Mark Steines




Quick Facts About Mark Steines

Name Mark Anthony Steines
Birth Name Mark Anthony Steines
Celebrated Name Mark Steines
Date of Birth June 07, 1964
Age 52 Years Old
Profession TV Host
Gender Male
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Marital Status Married
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eyes Color Brown
Place Of Birth Dubuque, lowa, US
Wife Leanza Cornett (1995-2013) Julie Freyermuth (2016 - present)
Best Known For Host of 'Entertainment Tonight' and 'Home and Family'
High School Hempstead High School, Dubuque, Lowa
University University of Northern Iowa
Working For Hallmark Channel's 'Home and Family'

Mark Steines is passionate about photography, Source :

Mark Steines is an Emmy-winning media broadcaster and an anchor, who has left no stone unturned in entertaining audiences with an array of entertaining & lifestyle topics since years through Hallmark Channel’s show Home and Family. Debbie Matenopoulos has been accompanying him on the show.

From his native land, a small town in Iowa to the Hollywood red carpet events, Steines has left an impression as one of the charismatic and most appreciated entertainment news broadcasters. He is best perceived in the media world for co-hosting the entertainment TV newsmagazine show Entertainment Tonight.

As Mark Anthony Steines, he was born on June 7, 1964, in Dubuque, Iowa, United States of America as one of two to his parents. He graduated from Hempstead High School and joined the University of Northern Iowa on a football scholarship, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in radio and television. 

Interested in acting, he took classes at The Groundlings, the popular school of improv comedy and also attended JoAnne Baron/DW Brown Acting Studio’s Meisner Technique training. In addition to that, he also took vocal skills training from Kalmenson & Kalmenson Voice Over School.

Famed as the most adored entertainment news journalist, Mark, within his nearly three-decade-long career has interviewed 100s A-list personalities from US presidents to various celebrities. 

Twice-married man, Mark is currently spending an ecstatic moment with his 2nd wife Julie Freyermuth following the end of a 17-year-long marriage with Leanza Cornett.

Mark Steines's multi-professions: Journalism, acting & photography

Mark Steines with his former co-host Cristina Ferrare on 'Home and Family', Source :

Subsequently, after graduation, he made embarked his journey in journalism starting as a reporter and photographer at KWWL-TV. His next work destination was a Springfield, Missouri-based station KSPR – T, where he served sports anchor till 1991. 

His journey continued to Los Angeles-based KCAL-TV, where he garnered Golden Mic Award and an Emmy Award for Beyond Endurance: Borneo and an Emmy for Beyond Endurance: Madagascar. Additionally, he also worked in several ESPN assignments. 

In 1995, he started as correspondent and substitute anchor for show Entertainment Tonight in 1995. Shortly thereafter, he was promoted as a co-host of the show. He also anchored Entertainment Tonight Weekend and was also a primary substitute anchor.  In mid-September 2010, he started co-hosting the show on a regular basis. He was seen on syndicated television magazine till his contract session expired in 2012, it was after 17 years since he joined the show.

As of 2012, October, he has been co-hosting Hallmark Channel’s talk show Home & Family. Started as a co-host with Paige Davis, after a month, Cristina Ferrare came to become his hosting partner. Since June 2016, Debbie Matenopolous appears on Ferrare’s replacement. 

Steines has also tried his hands in acting. He has played some parts in several movies and TV shows like Nixon, Suddenly Susan, The Practice, The Young and the Restless, Half & Half, CSI: NY and Handy Manny.

His other hosting credits include VH1’s Greatest TV Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments, Goldern Karma Awards, VH1’s The 25 Sexiest, 2008 Miss America Live, Mark Brunett’s AOL interactive online game Gold Rush and more. He obtained Emmy Award in 2005 as host of 2005 Hollywood Christmas Parade and National Iris Award for hosting The Big Business of Sports Endorsements.

Also an enthusiastic photographer, Steines has earned appreciation for exclusive artworks that can be seen on walls inside Hollywood homes & offices. See The Light: A Passage to Sierra Leone, his photo book documents a trip of Light House Medical Mission to raise awareness for fresh water in the underdeveloped countries. 

Passionate about multiple fields including, media broadcasting, acting and photography, he got indulged in all, even though all aren’t his major in the professional career. Throughout his career, reportedly he has amassed a net worth of $20 million.

To everyone's surprise, Mark Steines divorced 1st wife after 17 years & married 2nd time

Mark Steines with second wife Julie Freyermuth, Source :

Mark Steines recently got married for the second time! Divorcing his first wife Leanza Cornett, Mark started new saga with Julie Freyermuth. 

Imagine you are heading towards your friend’s party to enjoy the afternoon and then something unusual happens: Let’s say a surprise wedding! Well, that’s exactly what happened on August 20 in Los Angeles when a normal Saturday turned into a surprise marriage of Mark Steines and Julie Freyermuth to their colleagues and relatives.

Mark and Julie got married in a romantic ceremony held at his house in Los Angeles. The beautiful couple’s wedding came as a surprise to their guest, who thought they were attending the fifth-year anniversary party of Mark’s show, Home and Family.

The two said ‘I Do’ in front of 100 of their family members, closest friends, including personalities like Kerry Rhodes, Leeza Gibbons, Nicky Whelan and Dot-Marie Jones. Mark and Julie first met in August of 2015 when the author of children’s book, Julie had a guest appearance on Mark’s show & nearly a year later, they got married.

Not only his new marriage but also his divorce with wife of seventeen years came as a surprise to many. The former Miss America 1993 Leanza Cornett and Mark exchanged their wedding vows on July 22, 1995, on an island of Kauai. And in 2002 they welcomed their first son Kai Harper, followed by the birth of second son Avery James in 2003. Later in January 2013 Mark and Leanza announced that they were called it “off”.

Seventeen years of togetherness is not a joke. However, we still don’t know what wrong went in between the two, who were once exemplified to have a successful marriage in Hollywood, where stable relationships have started becoming a wonder. For now, it looks like both, Mark and his new wife Julie, are smitten by one other and spending quality time together.

Fitness enthusiast Mark Steines's shirtless pictures still woos millions of female fans

Fitness enthusiast Mark Steines, Source :

Mark Steines is already 52 but his shirtless picture worth a glance. Standing with a height of 6 feet, he still looks as youthful and dashing as he used to seem in his young days. So what’s the secret behind his never fading charm? Sources revealed that he is following special diet and workout routine to stay in a fit shape.

He was a footballer during his college days and also used to have an interest in gym and fitness workouts. Few years ago, the fitness enthusiast was listed in ’25 Fittest Men in America’ by Men’s Fitness Magazine and was featured in People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’. 

In an interview with Muscle and Fitness magazine, he shared his workout regimen and diet plan. He said that he usually eats breakfast at 8 am preferring meals with not over than 650 calories. He likewise shared about his other diet preferences like a small cartoon of egg whites and a slice of toast. In the afternoon time, he usually likes to have soup. At around 4 pm, he takes a protein bar and 6 ounces of turkey breast with slice cheese of wheat.

In a similar way, Mark also likes to spend time at gym. In fact, he started working out at Gold’s Gym when he was staying in Los Angeles, where one of the trainers helped him to make minor adjustments in his body. After that, he realized there’s something more that he has to work out.

Nowadays, he does 45-90 minutes of cardio and weight training regularly in the morning. He has also made small gym place at his own house with an elliptical trainer. He shared that he likes to hook up with PlayStation and watch shows while working out at the gym.

He was a spokesperson for the fitness expert Tony Horton & Beachbody’s program called 10-Minute Trainer. During that time, he lost some weight and shared his weight loss story posting a video on YouTube. Also, the enthusiastic host encouraged other people to have a try and share their experience with the training techniques.

Usual workout and specific healthy regime diet routine have definitely helped him to stay wrinkle free and fit. No doubt, he is giving tough competition to all other young TV hosts. Read his detailed biography is the wiki. He is available in Twitter @MarkSteines and Instagram @marksteines. 


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